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Class action barristers among 16 new senior counsel appointments
People In The News 2021-11-11 3:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Supreme Court of Victoria has appointed 16 barristers to silk, nine of whom are women, including two barristers who have worked on high-stakes class […]

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Maurice Blackburn sued for negligence for filing lawsuit out of time
Professional Negligence 2021-11-09 2:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn is being sued by a factory worker who claims the law firm’s negligence in failing to file a lawsuit on time cost him […]

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Class action investigation launched over $200M Gippsland mineral sands mine
Class Actions 2021-11-09 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action investigation is underway on behalf of property holders and business owners in the Gippsland region who have allegedly been intimidated into selling […]

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Judge weighs exemption from Victoria’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for 134 workers
Coronavirus 2021-11-03 8:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A group of 134 workers in healthcare, education and construction have argued a judge should grant them a temporary exemption from Victoria’s direction mandating essential […]

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Seven McDonald’s franchises now facing lawsuits over unpaid rest breaks
Employment 2021-11-01 6:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A McDonald’s franchise has been hit with a lawsuit accusing it of deliberately withholding workers’ paid rest breaks and committing “horrifying” and “shameful” violations of […]

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Barristers ‘deeply concerned’ about Andrews’ COVID-19 pandemic legislation
Coronavirus 2021-10-29 2:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Thirteen Victorian silks have expressed “deep concern” over a bill proposed by the Andrews government giving the health minister power to make “pandemic orders”. The […]

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Criminal case against NAB over casual employee entitlements should take priority, court told
Employment 2021-10-29 1:56 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The criminal case brought by Victoria’s new employment watchdog against the NAB should take precedence over the bank’s case, which challenges the Wage Inspectorate’s interpretation […]

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Victorian Bar says claims of consultation over pandemic bill a ‘gross misrepresentation’
Coronavirus 2021-10-27 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The president of the peak body for barristers in Victorian has slammed the Andrews government’s proposed pandemic laws as “appalling”, and says claims that the […]

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Injunction against Facebook doesn’t clash with competition watchdog’s orders, judge says
Social Media 2021-10-27 5:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has shut down Facebook’s renewed push to cut off Melbourne-based content strategists Sked Social from posting on Instagram on behalf of their clients, […]

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Morgan Stanley’s negligence gave financial advisor PTSD, suit claims
Employment 2021-10-27 2:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A former Morgan Stanley financial adviser has launched a lawsuit against the investment banking giant, alleging its negligence led to psychological strain so severe it […]

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